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AI Software Engineer

Cincinnati, OH
Not Applicable
Location: Cincinnati, United States of America

Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial aircrafts. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.

AI Software Engineer

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Position Summary

Thales is looking for an AI Software Engineer to work with AI scientists and lead development of AI system development with their guidance. Will work collaboratively to develop AI systems for exciting use-cases, primarily within the aerospace and defense domains. You will be working with the Thales team that is a leader in the field of interpretable and trustworthy AI. We have developed and are deploying a technology that offers AI models primarily for mission/safety-critical applications. We are looking for a developer to take the lead of a smaller team on AI projects.

While Thales is a large company, the Cincinnati office is a small, growing branch. You'll enjoy the benefits of a fast-paced and flexible startup style environment with the support of a leading multinational corporation.

In this position, you will be accountable for an ownership mindset that is willing to contribute at all levels to the product and help write maintainable, clean, and well-documented code that will be deployed internally and externally in a variety of manners, environments, and languages.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • The software engineer must be able to lead and manage new developer hires for both completing project tasks as well as managing Quality Assurance and updates for software.
  • Primarily this work will be performed in C++, but the ability to adapt to a variety of languages is required. Experience with working with GPUs, primarily through CUDA, is a plus.
  • The position will require training in Thales' unique Genetic Fuzzy Tree AI approaches. Additionally, the Cincinnati office develops GFT AI Solutions for specific use-cases of clients, both internal and external. The ability to learn to develop complex GFT based AI solutions as part of a team, while being able to lead a smaller team to complete contracts is essential.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field with a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience, or Master’s degree Computer Science or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3 years’ experience with C++, CMake, Object Oriented Programming principles, Windows, Linux.
  • 2 years’ experience Python.

If you’re excited about working with Thales, but not meeting the requirements for this position, we encourage you to join our Talent Community!

Special Position Requirements

  • Schedule: Core Business Hours Monday-Friday, etc.
  • Travel: Minimal travel required, expect :2-5 trips total to conferences, trade-shows, and/or customer sites per year.
  • Physical Demands: Typical office environment. No special physical requirements.
  • Regulatory Compliance Requirements: None.

What We Offer

Thales provides an extensive benefits program for all full-time employees working 30 or more hours per week and their eligible dependents, including the following:

  • Elective Health and Dental plans.
  • Retirement Savings Plan with a company contribution and a match, and without vesting period.
  • Company paid holidays, vacation days, and paid sick leave.
  • Company provided Life Insurance.

Why Join Us?

Say Hi and learn more about working at Thales click here.

This position will require successfully completing a post-offer background check. Qualified candidates with [a] criminal history will be considered and are not automatically disqualified, consistent with federal law, state law, and local ordinances.

Successful applicant must comply with federal contractor vaccine mandate requirements.

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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